Library of Things

    Coventry Public Library’s “Library of Things”

    Why buy when you can borrow?

    All items on this list check out for 7 days with no renewals and no holds and a late fee of $1.00 per day, unless otherwise noted. To check out these items, visit the Circulation Desk.


    Bird Watching Kit: Includes a pair of binoculars and two field guides, all inside a convenient carrying bag. 


    Board Games: Check out our newly added board games:

    - Codenames

    - Monopoly

    - PikQwik

    - UNO

    - Wordle Board Game

    The board games check out for 21 days with no holds and no renewals. The overdue fine is $1.00 per day.


    Cake pans: The Coventry Public Library has a collection of cake and cookie pans, generously provided by the Friends of the Coventry Library. There is no limit on the amount of molds that can be checked out. These molds are to be checked out for three weeks, with no holds and 2 renewals, and cake pans are fine free.

    Click here to see the cake pans featured in our "Great Coventry Library Bake Off" commercial! 

    The following cake and cookie molds are available:

    1. Barbie Cake Pan

    2. Cross Cake Pan

    3. Dog Cake Pan

    4. Dress Cake Pan

    5. Eggceptional Bunny Cake Pan

    6. Enchanted Castle Cake Pan

    7. Horseshoe Cake Pan

    8. House Cake Pan

    9. Huggable Bear Cake Pan

    10. Megasaurus Cake Pan

    11. Open Book Cake Pan

    12. Partysaurus Cake Pan

    13. Rabbit (3 dimensional) Pan

    14. Rocking Horse Cake Pan

    15. Round Egg Cake Pan

    16. Round Pops Cookie Pan

    17. Snowmen Pan

    18. SpongeBob Squarepants Cake Pan

    19. Thomas the Tank Engine Cake Pan

    20. Tiered Heart Cake Pan Set

    21. Tiered Round Cake Pans

    22. Tiered Square Cake Pan Set

    23. Tiered Square Mini Cake Pan Set

    24. Tree Cake Pan

    25. Van Cake Pan

    26. Winnie the Pooh Cake Pan


    Decorating Supplies: Box of 26 decorating tips, 2 rose tips and 3 couplers available for check out as well.


    Fishing poles: Planning a fishing trip and need some extra poles?  Come visit the Library!  The Coventry Public Library has fishing poles and tackle boxes available for public use.  These items can be checked out just like books, DVDs, etc. There is no limit on the amount of supplies you can check out. To check these materials out, simply ask at the Circulation Desk. Poles and tackle may be borrowed for three weeks, with no holds and 2 renewals, and fishing poles are fine free.


    Ghost hunting kit: Hearing spooky noises? Investigate with Coventry Public Library’s Ghost Hunting Kit! The kit includes an EMF meter, a passive infrared motion sensor, an EVP recorder, a thermometer, and a GEOphone. Click here to see the kit in action in our ghost hunting kit commercial! 


    Inflatable Screen & Projector: Check out our inflatable screen and projector and have your own outdoor movie night! Includes screen, fan motor to inflate, projector, instructions, and a rolling carrying case.


    Lawn Games: Check out our newly added lawn games:

    - Bocce: Regulation Bocce Set includes 4 red balls, 4 green balls, and 1 white target ball.

    - Cornhole: Tailgate size cornhole set with bean bags and carrying case.

    - Giant Connect-4: Three-foot wide 4-in-a-row game that includes plastic "coins" and carrying case.

    - Giant Jenga: Two-foot tall block tower that can be up to 4 feet tall when playing. 

    - Lawn Dice: Includes 6 dice, dry erase marker and score cards, and bucket for carrying and rolling dice.


    Memory Kits: Coventry Public Library now has four different kits available to borrow that can help individuals with memory loss and their caregivers. Each kit has a different theme: Relaxing Activities, Reminisce, Stress Relief, and Touch Therapy. Memory Kits check out for 21 days with no holds, 2 renewals, and Memory Kits are fine free!


    Metal detector: Find buried treasure with our metal detector!


    Microscope: Take an interest in science! Borrow our newly added microscope!


    Murder Mystery Game: This murder mystery game, called "The Dark & Stormy Night," tasks players with solving the murder of mystery author Rosemary Clark. Follow the clues and solve the puzzles to figure out what happened! This game can be played by 1 or more people. As it involves murder, it is recommended for ages 13+. Please note: This game uses QR codes in the clues and requires a smartphone and WiFi in order to play.

    The Murder Mystery Game checks out for 21 days with no holds and no renewals. The overdue fine is $1.00 per day.


    Nintendo NES Classic Mini: Enjoy retro gaming with this classic mini edition of the Nintendo Entertainment System! The console comes with multiple controllers and an HDMI cable and is pre-loaded with all your favorite retro games, including: Super Mario Brothers, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Pac-Man, and Final Fantasy!


    Pickleball Set: Pickleball Set includes two Pickleball paddles, 4 wiffle balls, and a carrying case. Use them at Coventry's new Pickleball courts!


    Pop-Up Tent: Having a party and need a tent to protect from rain or the sun? Borrow it from the library instead of buying one! The tent is white, measures, 10' x 10', and comes with a handy rolling case for easy transport.


    Power Meter: The Kill A Watt® EZ Power Meter allows you “to accurately measure power consumption of household appliances and to determine the actual cost of power consumed. The unit will also project, in real time, the cost of continued use of the appliance in time periods of hour, day, week, month, and year.” (From instruction manual)


    ROKU Stick: Stream movies and TV shows for free with the library's Roku stick. The Roku is pre-loaded with content for you to stream. Simply plug it in, connect to your home's WiFi, and enjoy! (Wireless internet is required to use this item.)


    Telescope: Check out a telescope from the library and do some stargazing from your own backyard!


    Travel Games: Check out Travel Scrabble; 3-in-1 Travel Chess, Checkers, & Backgammon; or Travel Bingo for your next trip! Travel games check out for 21 days with no holds, no renewals, and an overdue fine of $1.00 per day.


    Ukuleles: The library has three different ukuleles available to check out. These come with a chord chart and a carrying bag. Ukuleles check out for 21 days with no renewals and no holds. The late fee is $1.00 per day.


    VHS to DVD Converter: Use this equipment to convert your old VHS home videos to DVD! This checks out for 21 days with no holds, no renewals, and an overdue fine of $1.00 per day. 


    Wildlife camera: Check out our outdoor wildlife camera to see if you have any nocturnal creatures visiting your backyard. The camera comes with a strap so that it can be attached to a tree or post outside. Patron must supply their own batteries and SD card.


    If you have questions about or would like to check out any of these items, visit the Circulation Desk or call (401) 822-9100 and press 1.